Synonyms for potency

Synonyms for (noun) potency

Synonyms: potency, strength, effectiveness

Definition: capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects

Usage: the toxin's potency; the strength of the drinks

Similar words: power, powerfulness

Definition: possession of controlling influence

Usage: the deterrent power of nuclear weapons; the power of his love saved her; his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade


Synonyms: dominance, potency, say-so, authorisation, authority, authorization

Definition: the power or right to give orders or make decisions

Usage: he has the authority to issue warrants; deputies are given authorization to make arrests; a place of potency in the state

Similar words: control

Definition: power to direct or determine

Usage: under control


Synonyms: potence, potency

Definition: the state of being potent; a male's capacity to have sexual intercourse

Similar words: physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state

Definition: the condition or state of the body or bodily functions


Synonyms: potency, potential, potentiality

Definition: the inherent capacity for coming into being

Similar words: possibility, possibleness

Definition: capability of existing or happening or being true

Usage: there is a possibility that his sense of smell has been impaired